"My preference would be for it to be an internal candidate just because as you might expect, in any company in any industry, it's less disruptive," GM CEO Dan Akerson said in Beijing during his keynote address at the 2012 Automotive News China Conference.
Senior executives at our midsize organization believe it's time to begin succession planning. How do we explain the potential impact to employees, including the effect on career development?
—New to the Game, finance/insurance/real estate, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
In the wake of shifts at the top for Apple, IBM and Hewlett-Packard, heirs in the pipeline can mean a stable transition both financially and in the workplace. Read More
HR consultants offer their thoughts on the best—and worst—practices when it comes to succession planning.
Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'Read More
Recent research challenges the belief that co-CEO arrangements often fail.
Before championing the co-CEO management model, you may want to heed what's helped others.Read More
The purpose of the center, Marsh & McLennan announced Oct. 4, ‘will be to become a catalyst for new ideas and perspectives on retirement and to educate the public and key constituents on retirement public policy issues.’Read More
I’ve attended a number of SHRM conferences and heard a lot of SHRM speeches...Read More
SHRM attendees filtering out of the mammoth conference hall in Chicago’s McCormick Place say they were deeply moved by the retiring president’s farewell address.Read More